Unsolved Murders

Nicola Payne

Age: 18

Sex: female

Date: 14 Dec 1991

Place: Coventry, West Midlands

Source: en.wikipedia.org

Nicola Payne vanished on 14 December 1991 in Wood End whilst walking from her home to her parent's house.

She had lived in Winston Avenue.

On the night she vanished she had walked from her boyfriends house in Henley Green to her parent's and would have had to have crossed an area of land known as 'Black Pad', but she never arrived.

At the time of her dissapearance she had a six-month-old son.

In June 2012 the police searched parkland following a tip.

In February 2017 the police started digging in Coombe Country Park with digging machinery. In particular they were searching a drainage ditch that ran from Coombe Abbey road towards the lake.

A number of other searches have also been made including one at Coombe Country Park.


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